American Naval Policy

Archive Report

Preparations for Coming London Naval Conference

Delegates of the principal sea powers are to meet in London on December 5 to undertake the task of framing a naval limitation treaty to go into effect when the Washington and London treaties expire on December 31, 1936.1 Preliminary conversations conducted a year ago by representatives of the United States, Great Britain, and Japan disclosed an unyielding determination on the part of Japan to subscribe to no new agreement which did not accord her the right to complete naval equality with the United States and Great Britain. Since a Japanese navy equal in size and strength to the American or British navies would be vastly superior to either in practical operation, owing to its concentration in a restricted ...

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